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much like south africa. it was apartheid mississippi. it was. and segregated schools, no running water, no electricity. which was just the way, you don't think, oh, gee, everybody else has it and i don't. that's just the way i grew up. it's amazing that i've come from that to my own ipad. >> reporter: the girls and their families understood the life-altering gift of education. >> you will be a part of the very first class of the oprah winfrey -- >> reporter: in a setting so luxurious, simple amenities were cause for celebration. one of the moments that i thought so captures the gap that you are trying to bridge with these girls when is they react to the plumbing. >> ah, yeah, that is still one of my favorite moments. >> reporter: me, too. >> talk about favorite things. they were most excited, of course, about the plumbing, because it means i can take a shower, i don't have to go and find buckets of water that is one or two kilometers away. i don't have to share a pump on a yard with 56 other people. i can have my own bed. i can have -- i can flush the toilet! >> reporter: but there was
frequency within south africa was almost twice what it is right now. so she has done a tremendously good job of reducing the number of accidents and fatalities in the mines in south africa. that was extremely important for them to still have what they do have as far as production rates in south africa. otherwise, it would have created some early large problems at this point in time if they had not done that. >> if you're not getting the kinds of returns they expect from a mining company -- they should have been doing particularly well. i'm afraid, as i say, they don't take any prisoners. >> all about the bottom line. thank you very much. spain a's economic crisis has passed another grim landmark. the unemployment rate has hit 25%. in parts of southern spain, one in every three adults as jobless. our correspondent has been to the southwestern region. >> very few people live in these flats. they are a product of that spain's property boom. others on the same development are cordoned off an empty. this is where they were going to build the school. this is a region with a hangover from spain's c
these days. sometimes it's products. i was in mongolia, south africa, mozambique columbia, they're harder markets. sometimes it's the market. sometimes it's the product. and generally frankly small business is harder no matter where it is, even in this country. we do a lot of small business. almost 90% of our customers are small businesses. about 20 there's of the dollars. the rest are difficult products to finance or hard countries to finance. >> gavin: as a consequence is there risk--is there a risk ratio, i mean, what kind of loan repayments do you have? >> well, i'm very proud of the studio thatthat we have. our write-offs are better than commercial banks. we're backed by the united states government, so the interest rate is lower. and secondly, it's not a good idea to default on the u.s. government. bad idea. >> gavin: what kind of loan, your portfolio looks how big. >> right now we're over $100 billion. president obama asked for $140 billion. congress did the approval of the portfolio. we're as high as 140. we're totally self sustaining. we elect fees for our work. it pays all of ou
that got great reviews but bombed. well, they didn't sell in america, but in south africa, for some reason, rodriguez was bigger than elvis or the beatles. but rodriguez didn't know a thing about it. unbelievable, right? well, just wait until you hear the rest of his story. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." [ male announcer ] you're not the type of person who sets goals and only hopes to achieve them. so you'll be happy to know that when it comes to your investment goals, northern trust uses award-winning expertise to lead you through an interactive investment process. adding precision to your portfolio construction by directly matching your assets and your risk preferences against your unique life goals. we call it goals driven investing. your life has a sense of purpose. shouldn't your investments? ♪ expertise matters. find it at northern trust. ♪ go out tonight - be social! then stay in tomorrow. make a date with your flat screen. olive garden's new dinner tod
of a much larger telescope array that will stretch across areas of australia and south africa. the two countries were chosen earlier this year after a long search for the perfect location. eventually, there will be thousands of these instruments put together by fiber optics. the project is so big that it will not be completed until the year 2024. of australia and south africa one and the right to stay to this structure. the information will be shared by scientists around the world. the square kilometre away, the official name of what is a super telescope, is a $9 billion project over the next 50 years. computers needed to process the data will be the equivalent of 1 billion desktops. the infrastructure might be ambitious on a galactic scale. >> this is gmt from bbc world news. our main story this hour, the u.n. security council has condemned silly and for a mortar attack that killed five turkish civilians -- condemned syria for a mortar attack that killed five turkish civilians. the first presidential debate in the u.s. what a time for government figures to come out. >> obama did not d
much. an official inquiry is beginning in south africa into the killing at the platinum mine in august. striking miners were reportedly shot dead by police. it was the worst outbreak of violence since the end of apartheid two decades ago. more now from milton in johannesburg. how be killed will this inquiry be? >> actually, i happened to be at the civics center where the judicial commission of inquiry into the killings has already begun. it has been led by a retired judge, who this morning asked for a minute of silence, to stand up in memory of those who were killed during the disputed strike. today the judge is hoping that the commission, all the members of the commission, this three member panel and legal representatives of the party can go to the scene of the shooting to look and investigate further what happened. >> i think that the inquiry is going to take some months, but regardless of the outcome, the events have already sparked further industrial disputes across the mining sector, have they not? >> what has happened is south africa it is in strike and yes, indeed, you are right
to the youtube channel of craig in south africa. it looked like it came from a security camera. it starts with the view of a pool area. it looks like it might be raining. >> nice pool. >> then you see some splashing in the water. all of the sudden -- >> oh. >> it gets really intense because hail starts dropping. but not just any hail. look at the size of those hail balls. >> whoa, that was a big piece right there. >> good thing you weren't throughout on a raft. it happened within seconds. >> looks like the pool is boiling. >> it gets really, really intense. it went from 0 to 60 in no time. >>> this second video is from spain. they had really heavy rainfall over the weekend. ju look at what happens. one of the homes that was sitting right by the river just collapsed into the river, and it was washed away in seconds. >> that is crazy. this person just happened to be filming at that moment. it's a shame to just see it fall into the river. >> did you see the part that was still upright? it was kind of shaking like it was an earthquake. that's probably not still standing now. >> intense. that'
for the realization of their enormous -- i expect cooperation between south korea and africa to expand and be strengthened through this forum. >> at a ministerial meeting the south korean government decided to extend $6 million in aid over the next two years. direct investment by south korea has reached $2.9 billion. south korea's leading companies have already gone into high gear to gain significant market share in africa. auto maker hyundai has introduced this mid sized sedan as part of its strategy. in march this year it received the award car of the year 2012 in south africa which is the largest car market in the continent. the south korean maker won the award for the first time beating the other big car companies. officials say the car's quality and design as well as the firm's customer service made it popular. >> we have taken care of the customer. we are connecting through the internet. we can solve quality issues immediately. >> lg electronics also entered the market with unique models. >> this tv keeps running 90 minutes even after unplugged. i'm going to pull out the plug her
masekela joins us live in studio. >> his project reflects the lives of migrants in south africa. who brought their musical talents and culture to new towns, he's here to talk about it after the break and plus we'll have a special performance later this hour. stay with us, it's 9:09. ♪ man: to o some people, social security is just a number. but to me,e, it's money that i earned. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. marywe invest in them.umber one in america because but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promis
in south africa. that is exactly what happened to a detroit man. he was a rock star and he didn't even know it. poppy harlow is out front with his amazing story. >> we thought he was like the inner city poet. he was this wandering spirit around the city. >> reporter: a dylan-esque detroit native who tried his hand at rock history in the '70s. ♪ >> we walked in and heard the songs he was singing, what he was writing. we had to record him. we had to make a deal. he's great. this is it. >> reporter: but it wasn't. rodriguez's albums flopped in the u.s. somehow, though, his first album, "cold fact" made it halfway around the world and became a massive hit. >> in south africa he was the pantheon of rock gods. >> to us it was one of the most famous records of all time. >> reporter: the sound track of the anti-apartheid movement. but at home in detroit, rodriguez had no idea. he had given up his music career. that was four decades ago. you used to play right across the street there, right? >> i played in a lot of places in detroit. >> reporter: unaware of his fame abroad and getting no royalties
the change the definition of rape in south africa. please join me in congratulating her. [applause] >> thank you. i think we do not do enough to celebrate some of the things that we have achieved. as many of the speaker said today, there are still many things we need to write. i think if will look over the past 20 years, we will see that significant improvements have been made to the lives of women. i am really happy you chose to take a timeout to celebrate those. i am very honored to be part of this distinguished group. the work that you do is amazing. i feel very privileged to be part of you today. i would like to accept this award on that -- on behalf of my staff. i feel somewhat of a fraud standing here. the work is being done by the researchers in the fields. as i stand in front of you, i have a researcher who is documenting the violations against girls in south sudan. they are the unsung heroines, not me. i would like to accept this on behalf of all the women in the world we have worked with. the women who have been courageous enough to share their stories, and the woman who are really
of the conference. brazil, russia, india and south africa want developed countries to speed u their rponse to the economic slow down. delegates at the meetings have spent a lot of time analyzing the situation in the euro zone. they'll have more numbers to go over today. unemployment in greece has worsened. one out of every four working age people are jobless and they are growing satisfied with their government's plan to increase taxes and cut social spending. the jobless rate was 25.1% in july. that's up 0.3 percentage points from the previous months. people between the ages of 15 and 24 are facing the toughest situation. their unemployment rate hit 54.2%. that means one in two is out of work. government leaders are negotiating with the eu and other organizations so they can receive more bailout funds as soon as possible. >>> executives at a maj janese company appears to be dialing up a deal that will give them presence in the united states. softbank is considering acquiring sprint nextel. sprint nextel has more than 56 million subscribers. negotiations are to acquire more than two-thirds
for girls in south africa. her pride over the first graduating class and the special bond she shares with the students who call her mom oprah. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. it's been a project she's been working on for so many years. >> yeah, and you're going to see in this interview she is really emotional about this. good morning, everybody. i'm dan harris. this is sunday, october 14th. >>> also coming up this morning, how far would you go if your pet went missing? coming up, the story of a chihuahua named myrtle. there she is. she's looking regal there. the all-out search this morning launched by her owner who is going digital and getting a-list support. >> everybody says pets are like their family. all-out mission. >>> and a risky stunt that begins with man on a high bar placed at the edge of a cliff. so what could possibly go wrong? you name it. >>> but we begin this half hour with the hunt for a fake nurse. police say she was caught on camera wearing a nurse's outfit spending money she allegedly stole from patients at an assisted living facility in florida. and p
at the james bond legacy. south africa's mining dispute has taken another twist. today, the world's largest platinum producer has sacked 12,000 south african workers. >> south africans have been watching these strikes unfold from the sidelines. today, these barricades have culminated in the death of 12,000 miners. for over three weeks now, these miners, supported by the local community, have been demanding a wage increase. the illegal strikes continue. today, one person was killed, but it is not clear why and by whom. it seems the shooting of 34-5 -- since the shooting of 34 miners, the security forces have maintain heavy forces. consequently, there's still a deep sense of mistrust between the strikers who continue to carry their traditional weapons and the police. in some instances, the tension escalates to near breaking point. the police are determined not to have a repeat of what happened. they disarmed the minors whenever an opportunity presents itself. they say the strike has cost them 39 ounces of platinum in production. south africans are hoping that these strikes will come to an end
%. >>> but it is not all good news for japanese automakers. production lines at a toyota factory in south africa have come to a halt. striking workers at a local supplier causing a lack of key parts. the toyota motor assembly plant in the city of durbin stopped its production lines last week. workers at the company's car seat factory are demanding a wage hike. toyota supplies the seats. its officials are in talks with the local labor union but say they aren't sure when output can resume. this is not the first time it was forced to close. it was shuttered for several days earlier this month when its own workers staged a strike. labor issues in emerging economies continue to pose a challenge to japanese makers with overseas operations. >>> bank of japan officials are struggling with whether to ease credit further amid the global economic slowdown. the question will be high on their agenda at next tuesday's policy meeting. central bank officials are suspecting existing programs aren't enough to achieve their goal of 1% inflation by march 2015. the target is to tackle deflation and achieve stable growth. in a
, it's not florence, italy. that came in third. cape town, south africa did very well. but still only reached number two. the winner? ah, right here at home. charleston, south carolina. it also earned bragging rights for the second year in a row as the top city in the u.s. it is a spectacular city. >>> a new study shows that taking a daily vitamin might reduce a man's risk of getting cancer. middle aged men who took vitamins for a decade had cut their cancer rate by 8%. low doses of a wide range of vitamins might be better than loading up on one. multi-vitamins have no side effects while high dose supplements can be harmful. >>> hers here's a look at how wall street kicked off. the dow closed 13,557. the s&p was up 6. the nasdaq ganld 3. in tokyo, the nikkei surged 176 points while in hong kong the hang seng climbed 102. >>> wednesday's good news here at home had ripple effects overseas. asian shares hit a seven-month high after a slew of signs that china's economy is improving followed positive upbeat housing data. september home construction soared 15% over august driving up home bu
. cape town, south africa did well on the survey but still reached only number two. the winner, hey, right here at home, charleston, south carolina. it is gorgeous there. it also earned bragging rights for the second year in a row as top city in the u.s. great restaurants too. >>> now here's your first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. after mitt romney's binder full of women remark at tuesday's debate, a coalition of women's groups in massachusetts said romney did not ask for resumes for women cabinet candidates. they went to him and romney's son tagg told the radio host what he wanted to do when president obama said his father was not telling the truth. >> jump out of your seat and take a swing at him but you know you can't do that because, well, first, because there's a lot of secret service between you and him but also because that's the nature of the process. >> 66.5 million watched the debate and reaction was in full swing on the campaign trail. joe biden stumping in nevada gave his own folksy take on the romney/ryan tax proposal. >> we learned that suddenly,
. that came in third. cape town, south africa, did very well in that survey but still only reached number two. the winner? ah, right here at home. charleston, south carolina. it also earned bragging rights for the second year in a row as the top city in the u.s. it is a spectacular city. >>> well, a new study shows that taking a daily multivitamin might reduce a man's risk of getting cancer. middle-aged men who took multivitamins for a decade had cut their cancer rate by 8% up. the findings suggest that low doses of a wide range of vitamins might be better than loading up on just one. multivitamins appear to have no side effects while some high-dose supplements can be harmful. >>> well, now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,557 after adding five points yesterday. the s&p was up six. the nasdaq gained almost three. >>> in overseas trading on this thursday, in tokyo, the nikkei surged 176 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng climbed 102. >>> wednesday's good news here at home had ripple effects overseas. asian shares hit a seven-month
, to south africa now where a judicial inquiry has opened in the bloodiest security incident since the end of apar thide -- apartheid. 10, including two policemen, died during weeks of unrest at the miami. we have the latest. >> the commission of inquiry into the massacre began with the names of those who died being read out one by one. and then there was a minute of silence in memory of those who were killed back in august. the judge, a retired supreme court judge, outlined what he hopes to achieve through this fact-finding mission. >> we believe that as we read the evidence -- get really to the truth of what , why and how it happened will be part of the healing and restoration process. >> in a bit to have more time to consult with his clients, a senior legal counsel representing some of the families who lost their loved ones, requested this. >> we should postpone these proceedings. >> until when? >> the chairman declined. but promised a speedy process. the commission left its air-conditioned room and drove some 30 kilometers away to the scene of this shooting. >> cease-fire. >> so far yo
species of dinosaur has been discovered in a piece of rock from south africa. it's about the size of a house cat. it's terrifying looking. strangely the paleontologist who made the find says he actually discovered it in 1983 but has simply been busier with other research. i'd like to know what the other research is. >> that animation was about as cool as it gets. >> we try to impress here for you, just you. >> i want that job, the claymation. >> exactly. >>> it's time for now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day on nbc. secretary of homeland security janet napolitano will visit arizona to express her condolences to the family of a border agent killed this week. 30-year-old nicholas ivy was shot to death tuesday near the mexican border. federal investigators are investigating the possibility of friendly fire. >>> in cupertino, california, many residents will be remembering steve jobs. the iconic apple co-founder died on this date last year of pancreatic cancer. he was 56 years old. >>> 50 years ago today the beetles released their very first hit
winfrey's leadership academy in south africa. she calls it her most important accomplishment. last night on own, oprah opened up about the girls that just became the first graduates. >> you will not only exceed, you will excel. >> reporter: many this two-hour documentary. >> the class of 2011. >> reporter: own viewers get a look inside the oprah winfrey leadership academy for girls. following the girls from admission interviews. >> you really want to come to this school? >> i really really want to. a dozen reallies. >> reporter: to graduation day. >> i was thinking about this day with them walking in triumph across this stage in their white dresses. >> reporter: juju and oprah talked about the challenges, the victory. and how oprah stays connected with the girls. >> they call you onmom open remarks that's for real. >> oh, yes. >> reporter: she selected all the girls herself. >> adds a mother, just a person who has been a part of your lives for the past four or five years, i have never been more proud. >> reporter: but there has been controversy, too. in 2007, oprah fired a female dorm ad
that i bought in south africa. >> reporter: at home, designer nate berkus surrounds himself with things he loves. they go up here. >> still too big for you. >> reporter: things that hold meaning. >> framed note from oprah, first note she ever wrote me. actually a mini suitcase. >> reporter: right alongside the priceless artifacts swanky, affordable home furnishing that the 41-year-old home makeover guru and former oprah protegee designed himself for target. >> a price everybody can afford. from the bedding to the duvets, jewelry for the home. >> reporter: people would say it's cheesy or you're selling out? >> can you tell the target piece on this table? >> reporter: which is the target piece? >> this is from target. part of my collection. >> reporter: in his new book the things that matter, nate illustrates the simple design philosophy that no matter how much money you have, the objects in your home should tell your story. should we all become hoarders? >> no. i have a theory about this, if you don't know what's in your home, then by my definition that is bordering on hoarding. if you a
miners in south africa have struck deeper into conflict. unions and top gold producers have failed in the latest attempt to reach a contract agreement. strikes reached a breaking point in august when police opened fire on protestors, killing 34 workers. currently there are no plans for further talks between unions and mining operations. the halt in production has affected the gold and plantinum markets. later this week nearly 200,000 government workers in the region also plan to strike over low wages. some musical notes now from microsoft. after its digital zune music player flopped, the tech company is offering music on its xbox 360 game consoles starting today. october 26th microsoft will offer music streaming on computers, tablets and smartphones that have windows 8 software. initially the music will be free. japanese telecomm company softbank is snapping up sprint nextel. softbank will shell out $20 billion to acquire the wireless carrier. around $12 billion of that will help lift sprint out of debt. the acquisition will result in a subsidiary called "new sprint." sprint's cu
has been reviewed in south africa during the strike of americana line in august. the state president has set up an inquiry that opens at the start of october and well as family members and the victims to attend. all of the events that led up to the strike. fidel castro has appeared in public for the first time in several months, refusing and that he is gravely ill. a politician that met him showed photos of him being soldiers. the revolutionary leader has also published an article saying that far from being ill, he doesn't even remember what a headache feels like. the editors of the current affairs program news night is to step aside while an investigation is carried out into why the bbc decided not to run a report on child sex allegations made against the late bbc presenter. in his log, given the partially -- they presented programs for more than 40 years. our home editor. >> investigate another. news night, amid allegations of corporate cover-up. the editor peter rep and stepping aside while investigations continue. explaining his decision to a joint investigation was inaccurate an
not on the catwalks of milan, paris, or new york, but in south africa. >> that is right. african as well as international labels are showcasing the latest designs at the fashion week in johannesburg. >> african fashion has lately swung into the international spotlight with design is replacing bold colors and patterns with more contemporary designs. >> modern and confident -- the latest in south african fashion. the show was the hit of the festival. her cutting its creations have wowed critics. >> the techniques that i use, they make you feel -- like this one is not like what we know or what our people know. >> she is not the only hit designer here. african fashion has never been more popular. designers from ghana, morocco, and 10 other african countries have been showing off their creations in johannesburg. behind the scenes, for has been flying. african fashion is plugged into international trends. >> i am very excited because are looking and also the ladies, so i am hoping everything goes smoothly. >> he has been in business for more than a decade. michael jackson was a fan, and many a
of paper to designing this 1,000-mile-an-hour car in south africa. >> three, two, one. >> this is a project which aims to draw us all in. to inspire engineers of the future whether they be from the u.k. or from the communities that surround the chosen frank across this near the libyan border. as they carry out their dry runs, bloodhounds engineers know they will have a worldwide audience. >> this is the first time we've brought all the elements of the rocket system together. we've tested everything separately but will be bringing the full system together for a complete test. >> it should go super sonic next year and cross the barrier in 204. the countdown is well under way. >> that's robert hall anticipating a possible world land speed record. certainly not a record in terms of speed. we'll bring you pictures on what motorists in california had to deal with. this is a relatively rare weather phenomenon which they call the dust delve. this is on the 215 freeway in paris. it's just a small rapidly rotating wind but not quite what you look forward to as you're driving the other way down the fr
. the guy's time in south africa was 23 seconds. as far as we know, nobody died. >> nobody died. that is good news. >> yeah. >> looks like it would be a spectacular feeling, beautiful landscape too, did you notice that? >> yeah, probably if you were flying down, just fear. we'll be right back. >> we want to hear what you think. mailbag@wusa9.com. 9news now will be right back. >>> in the mail bag tonight, there is sadness over the tragic death over 28-year-old prince georges police officer kevin bowden killed in a horrendous car accident yesterday afternoon but this would be the second prince georges officer to meet the fate in the last few months, neither man wearing a seat belt and johnson chantilly said there's tough questions that must be asked. it's truly asked that p.g. county lost two apparently fine police officers in the last few months in car accidents but i got to ask, police officers are supposed to enforce laws and in maryland, seat belt use is required for all passengers in the front seat of a vehicle. the result of noncompliance with the law is painfully obvious. w
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